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Bohemians launch annual Christmas toy drive for children in Direct Provision
The scheme is now in its fifth year and is aiming to present a gift to every child living in Direct Provision in Ireland.
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Finn Harps launch new jersey in association with Donegal Down Syndrome
€10 from every jersey sold will go directly to helping local services.
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'Social Distance Digital Relay' raises more than €70,000 for Pieta House
The event took place around Ireland and worldwide yesterday.
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'It's more than rugby, it’s a way of life': Nigel Owens dealing with storms on and off the pitch
Donating jerseys for flood relief – and why the Guinness Six Nations has a special place in his heart.
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'We all know about the tragic circumstances of the night and the life-changing events. It's a very important game'
Former Ireland and Liverpool defender Phil Babb will be in action during the Seán Cox fundraiser game this evening in Dublin.
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Dundalk unveil new third strip in aid of Temple Street Children's Hospital
The club will be making a €100 donation for every goal scored in both the EA Sports Cup and the FAI Cup this season.
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Kellie Harrington auctions off belt to raise money for neighbours who lost their home to fire
The world champion boxer has been receiving bids for her 2015 National Elite belt.
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'Summit night was hell on earth' - Ferris scales Kilimanjaro in aid of injured players
The former Ireland flanker was joined by Mike McCarthy, Shane Byrne and Marcus Horan.
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'The people who will benefit are inspiring' - Dublin stars hoping to Help Real Heroes
All-Ireland champions Dean Rock and Niamh McEvoy are hosting a charity event in aid of Stewarts Care, Palmerstown.
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'There's only so much sitting around and crying you can do, and then you've got to try and get on with life'
Tipperary and Kilkenny hurling legends will gather in Borris-Ileigh for the Amanda Stapleton Benefit Match on 3 November.
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Rocky the Seagull romps to victory in League of Ireland charity mascot race
After a slow start, Bray Wanderers’ runner won out at Naas Racecourse.
# Nice Touch
Dublin to wear special one-off jersey to promote Irish cancer charity for children
The Aoibheann’s Pink Tie logo will replace the AIG logo for the men’s and ladies footballers’ and camóg’s upcoming clashes.
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Usain Bolt's 'big football announcement' was not what anyone expected
Having suggested he was about to join a football team, the 100 metre world-record holder revealed he is to take part in Soccer Aid.
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Unwanted Christmas gifts? Here's a way to donate them to homeless people
The unwanted gifts appeal takes place at St Mary’s Pro Cathedral in Dublin
# warming glow
'The kids' faces light up': Meet the Dubliners who go all-out to decorate their homes for Christmas
These householders go the extra mile to bring a bit of happiness to their areas each winter.
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Shels boss and former Ireland rugby player to team up for charity match at Swords Celtic
The game on 30 September will raise funds for the Neurofibromatosis Association of Ireland.
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Maurice Fitz, Joyce, Ó Sé and Donnellan - Kerry and Galway greats to clash again
The teams face off tomorrow afternoon in Dingle.
# Crosscare
Unwanted Christmas gifts? Here's a way to donate them to homeless people
The unwanted gifts appeal takes place at St Mary’s Pro Cathedral in Dublin
# christmas traditions
Looking to do a GOAL mile this year? Here are your options across the country
Twenty-nine counties have events on during the festive period.
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Wrestling legend Mick Foley is donating his brain for concussion research
The 50-year-old star is not the only wrestler to do their bit to enhance our understanding of CTE.
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This spectacular GAA beard will be shaved off for charity after the All-Ireland final
Aidan Buckley vowed to leave his beard untouched until after Tipp exited the championship.
# Look Up
You might spot balloons in the sky this weekend... here's why
A giant balloon launch is taking place for a good cause.
# Decent Strike
The Bull takes a #PenaltyForAutism, nominates POC and Keith Earls
John Hayes proves he is a man of many talents.
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From West Tipperary to Palestine - one All-Ireland winning hurler's trip of a lifetime
Timmy Hammersley will spend the month of July in the Middle East.
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Clare hurlers do charity crossbar challenge and Davy calls on Waterford to go next
Not a bad effort at all.
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Waterford and Wexford warm-up for championship with high-scoring challenge match
Derek McGrath’s side edged the fixture at Ballygunner.
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Some Kilkenny hurling greats are taking part in a 24-hour cycle for suicide awareness
Organiser John Flynn chats to The42 about the upcoming event.
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Ben Foster to cycle from London to Paris as part of recovery from knee injury
The cycle aims to raise money for Cure Leukaemia.
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Ciarán McDonald and a host of former GAA stars to play in Ulster v Rest of Ireland match
The teams will meet in charity game next week.
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Donegal will wear a special one-off jersey next Sunday to promote farm safety
The Ulster preliminary round tie takes place between Donegal and Tyrone in Ballybofey.
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Mark Pollock: Get involved and help in the quest to find a cure for paralysis
The inspirational adventurer explains why he is an ambassador for this weekend’s Wings for Life World Run.
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Johnny Sexton and Rachel Wyse are giving up crisps and chocolate for Crumlin Hospital
And they’re looking for you to do the something similar over the next 40 days.
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These brave people including a TD took a dip in the Irish Sea for charity today
Now that takes guts.
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This politician is taking a 10% pay cut and giving the money to charity
South Dublin’s Mayor is following through on a promise he made in June.
Ice Bucket Challenge raises over €1.4m in donations
… And there’s a lovely thank you video to all those who donated.
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Conor McGregor nominates Hugh Hefner, Sinead O'Connor and Eamon Dunphy for ice bucket challenge
Georgia Salpa, Aengus Mac Grianna and Arnie… you’ve all got 24 hours too.
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John Mullane does the Ice Bucket Challenge and then nominates Waterford GAA officials
The ex- Deise player wants to see the chairman, secretary and PRO take the challenge.
# endurance challenge
Two Cork men embarking on 2,068km triathlon around Ireland to raise cancer research funds
James Colbert and Sean Buckley were spurred into action following the sad passing of John Buckley, Sean’s father.
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Want to help a young boy whose bike was stolen?
Barnardos has launched an online fundraising campaign to buy a bike for a young boy after his was stolen yesterday. His family cannot afford a new one.
# Terminal illness
'If only I could still dress myself': Hard hitting Motor Neurone Disease campaign launched
In the new adverts, Jan and Paul share their stories about their terminal disease in a hope to increase support for those living with this degenerative condition.